Tesla Motors Inc.’s all-wheel-drive version of the battery-powered Model S, the P85D, earned a 103 out of a possible 100 in an evaluation by Consumer Reports magazine.
The combination of power and efficiency was so off-the-chart that the group had to recalibrate its ratings methods “to account for the car’s exceptionally strong performance,” according to a statement. Ultimately, the car was given a score of 100 that set a new standard for perfection.
I never understood the stereotypical-male obsession with cars until Tesla came along. Now? Well, put it this way: last month, I was showing a friend one of the model cars that they have at a nearby shopping center, and I was answering his questions faster than the salesperson, standing a couple of feet away, could.